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Parenting Engagement Officer

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CHI/24/272754
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday
  • Salary: £23,500 - £23,893
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

Temporary to 31/03/2025 (12 months) due to external funding

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Halton’s Parenting and Healthy Relationships team, on a temporary basis through Family Hub Transformation Funding, to engage families and young people to co-design family hub services and programmes and capture their voice for representation on relevant governance and partnership boards.

You will act as a primary contact to offer advice and guidance to families and practitioners with regards to support available within Family Hubs and the wider partnership network

 

 About you

You may already be a Community/Parent Champion with a passion to “Make a Difference” to Halton’s children and young peoples outcomes.  To empower parents in being confident to contribute to shaping services that create better opportunities for families.  Who has lived experiences of engaging with services and want to give something back, that will support families of the future.

You will be:

Cconscientious and committed to delivering a high standard of service. 

Approachable with a pleasant manner and be open and friendly to service users and professionals. 

A good listener and can communicate effectively. 

A team player. 

Non-judgemental. 

Flexible and where required work evenings and weekends.

 

The succesful applicant will have:

Experience of previous community engagement projects

Knowledge of parenting programmes.

Experience of working with a range of professionals.

A good awareness of safeguarding arrangements for children and vulnerable adults. 

Good inter-personal and communication skills

 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact;

Sam Edwards, Parenting and Healthy Relationships Coordinator on 07392287921

Or Carol Fenlon, Principal Manager on 07468 709574

Interviews will be held w/c 29th April 2024

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

 

 

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: CHI/24/272754
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday
  • Salary: £23,500 - £23,893
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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